Academic Detailing: A Review of the Literature and States’ Approaches

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To follow up on a previous study, Hilltop surveyed the literature to understand the current status of legislation among states regarding academic detailing/prescriber education (AD), as well as to describe existing efforts. AD programs are established for a variety of reasons but generally prioritize a target population based on age, gender, or geographic location; drug/drug class; disease entity; or a combination of these factors.